William Howison joined Munck Wilson Mandala as an associate and will practice in the technology/intellectual property law group.  He represents companies and inventors on patent applications, patent protection and prosecution, and various other legal matters. He received his J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law and holds a master’s and bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Rice University.  Howison is the co-inventor of a patented haptic device gripper used for surgical teleoperation.  He was previously an associate with Haynes and Boone in Dallas.